Cascade, Montana

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Cascade, Montana

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Comparative Profile of Cascade, Montana

Comparing Cascade to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Montana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 4
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 10
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 8
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 4 1
Walking and Biking to Work 3 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Rents 8 8
People Living Alone 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 5

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Cascade Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SW of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 497 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Cascade
Metro Area Great Falls
Standard Zip Codes 59421
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.271
Longitude -111.699

Cascade Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CASCADE 5 S
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 51 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 16.3 inches
Station SUN RIVER 4 S
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12.2 inches
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Cascade Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 819 100%
Male 391 47.7%
Female 428 52.3%
Under 18 246 30%
18+ 573 70%
65+ 139 17%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 3.14
White 799 97.6%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Cascade Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 798
Growth -21
Growth % -2.6%

Cascade Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.4%
Irish 16.9%
Norwegian 12.9%
English 12.1%
US/American 8.1%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
Dutch 4.8%
French Canadian 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
Polish 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
European 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Swedish 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Icelander 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cascade 819 $34,938
Great Falls 56,690 $40,107

Cascade Public Libraries

Wedsworth Memorial Library
Cascade, Montana
(406) 468-2848

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Cascade High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 148 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

Cascade Colleges

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